joint fire support
Definition/Scope: (JP 3-09) Joint fire support is defined as joint fires that assist air, land, maritime, and SOF to move, maneuver, and control territory, populations, airspace, and key waters. Joint fire support neutralizes, destroys, or suppresses enemy forces and disrupts enemy maneuver, both on the surface and in the air, which assists the maneuver of friendly forces.
Broader Terms:fire support
Narrower Terms:Field Artillery
Related Terms:air and naval gunfire liaison company